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HIV/AIDS - Approved Use for Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program

According to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, studies have shown that medical marijuana can assist patients suffering from certain serious medical conditions by alleviating pain and improving their quality of life.

What is a “serious medical condition” under the Act?

The Act defines a “serious medical condition” as any one of the following:
•    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
•    Autism
•    Cancer
•    Crohn’s Disease
•    Damage to the nervous tissue of the spinal cord with objective neurological indication of intractable spasticity
•    Epilepsy
•    Glaucoma
•    HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) / AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
•    Huntington’s Disease
•    Inflammatory Bowel Disease
•    Intractable Seizures
•    Multiple Sclerosis
•    Neuropathies
•    Parkinson’s Disease
•    Post-traumatic Stress Disorder
•    Severe chronic or intractable pain of neuropathic origin or severe chronic or intractable pain in which conventional therapeutic intervention and opiate therapy is contraindicated or ineffective
•    Sickle Cell Anemia

For more information on the Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Program click here.